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Yoast SEO 3.4: accessibility first

19 July 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 11 Comments

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Today we’re releasing Yoast SEO 3.4, a release mostly aimed at improving our accessibility. Which means you won’t see most of the changes, but they’ll make a world of difference to others. We’ve also improved our readability checks and how we deal with some languages, more on that below. Accessibility changes When we hired Andrea a »

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Help center in Yoast SEO

17 June 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 12 Comments

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In Yoast SEO 3.2 we added a new feature called the help center. The help center is meant to help you figure out all the settings in Yoast SEO. To do that it contains a ton of training videos. In Yoast SEO 3.3, which we released this week, we added knowledge base search to this »

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How to use the content & SEO analysis of Yoast SEO

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The Content & SEO Analysis Tool in the Yoast SEO plugin measures many aspects of the text you’re writing. These checks run real time, so you’ll receive feedback while writing! The content analysis helps you to make your text easy to read, while the SEO analysis checks whether your text is SEO-friendly. In this post, I’ll »

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Content analysis: methodological choices explained

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In the 3.3 update of Yoast SEO, we’ve added six content checks which will help with the readability of your text. This post is meant to explain the choices we made while developing all these readability checks. We provide argumentations for our choices. This is indispensable if you want to understand how our content analysis »

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Tomorrow: new Yoast SEO! Content, content & content

Yoast SEO 3.3

Big news! Tomorrow we’ll update Yoast SEO. We have really awesome new features in our free plugin. You may have noticed our focus on creating high-quality content in our blog post and in our academy products. We really believe that writing quality content should be part of every SEO strategy. All about content! This new »

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Social Previews in Yoast SEO Premium

3 May 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 8 Comments

Social previews in Yoast SEO Premium

In Yoast SEO Premium 3.2, we introduced social previews. It works much like the snippet preview people have come so used to. As the snippet preview does for search rankings, we think social previews will improve your social workflow. Which picture will Facebook pick? When you publish a post and you haven’t specifically selected a Facebook image »

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Yoast SEO: hidden features

22 April 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 16 Comments

Hidden features of Yoast SEO

There are many choices on how to optimize your site. When we develop our Yoast SEO plugin we don’t translate all these choices into settings. In fact, we try to make as few settings as possible! If we think something should always be on, it’s on. We call these features ‘hidden features’, because as a user you’re not necessarily aware of »

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Yoast SEO 3.2

20 April 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 68 Comments

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Today we’ve pushed out Yoast SEO 3.2. This release’s most notable feature is the addition of a help center to every settings page. You’ll remember we released tutorial videos a while back. These videos are now available right where you’d need them: on the tab that each video discusses. Other changes include accessibility improvements and tons of »

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Today: launch of our Yoast SEO for WordPress training

30 March 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt » - 37 Comments

Yoast SEO for WordPress training

As of today it’s possible to become a certified Yoast SEO for WordPress expert! The Yoast SEO for WordPress training is available! In this course, you’ll learn all the ins and outs of our Yoast SEO plugin. Through video tutorials, instructional videos and lots of challenging questions we’ll teach you everything you need to know about »

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Yoast SEO plugin tutorials

24 March 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt » - 13 Comments

Yoast SEO for WordPress training

Do you encounter any difficulties configuring your Yoast SEO plugin? Want to know more about all features and settings of the Yoast SEO plugin? We have great news for you! Joost has made a series of Yoast SEO plugin tutorials for every tab on every page of the Yoast SEO configuration pages. A playlist of a total of »

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